Public Health Job Opportunities

Post-Doctoral position in Health Disparities

Deadline: reviewed until filled, soonest start date is July 1, 2015

The Minority Health Disparities Initiative at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announces an opening for a post-doctoral scholar specializing in health disparities in the High Plains and Upper Midwest. The position is guaranteed for one year with a possibility of a second year, pending funds available. The successful candidate will help set a research agenda for MHDI and UNL to address health disparities among communities in the region. Continue Reading…

Agricultural Center Assistant (work study)

Deadline: October 1st, or until filled

The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) is seeking a work study student. View the job description below, and if interested, send your resume to Ellen Duysen (

CS-CASH Job Description

NOTE: You must be eligible for federal work study for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If unsure, please check your eligibility with UNMC Financial Aid.

Community Health Educator I

Deadline: 7/6/15

The Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Community Health Educator I who, under the direction of the Supervisor, Community Health Education, or designee the incumbent plans, implements and evaluates health promotion activities; provides health training and health information; and collaborates with other organizations to improve the health status of the community.  Continue Reading…

Executive Director, The Hope Center

Deadline: until filled

The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of The Hope Center for Kids.  He/she is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.  The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors (BOD) and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Continue Reading…

Public Health Nurse

Deadline: 5/28/15

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Public Health Nurse. Under the direction of the assigned Supervisor, or designee, provide Public Health Nursing (PHN) services in a variety of community, office, and clinic locations as assigned by supervisor. PHN services are directed at assessing individual and community health status, identifying current or potential health risks and conditions, planning and implementing appropriate individual or community level interventions to improve health status and to control and prevent illness. The incumbent performs duties in strict adherence to established policies, procedures, and regulations. Continue Reading…